June 30, 2016
As Leicester Police launch a short film to highlight the dangers of online grooming after the death of murdered teenager Kayleigh Haywood, here are some tips for keeping children safe online.
The Safer Internet website provides the following “SMART” advice for children and young people using the internet.
Signs your child may be being groomed
The Internet Matters organization has highlighted a number of signs to look out for that may be being groomed. Although they also emphasize that some of the behavior can be quite commons among teenagers.
Take control: Online safety tips for parents
Other useful links:
ITVNews: Tips for keeping children safe online
Parents' guide: How to safeguard children from online predators
A Parent’s Guide to YouTube Kids
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